Films in ‘main programme features’
Miotte vu par RuizRaúl Ruiz IFFR 2002
Raúl Ruiz spent three years following the life of the French painter Jean Miotte, well-known to connoisseurs, in his various studios. In the resulting documentary Ruiz' camera observes the work of the painter, but also takes part.
Le lait de la tendresse humaineDominique Cabrera IFFR 2002
Soon after the birth of her third child, a woman flees from her house in blind panic. Her collapse does not just have consequences for her family. Sensitive portrait, beautifully acted by French star cast.
Pistol OperaSuzuki Seijun IFFR 2002
Thirty years after Seijun Suzuki's masterpiece Branded to Kill, the 78-year-old director now presents the excellent sequel Pistol Opera, a Yakuza film about hitmen and male rivalry.
The Diaries of Vaslav NijinskyPaul Cox IFFR 2002
Profound, kaleidoscopic and Impressionist portrait of the famous Russian dancer. His diaries, in which he described his approaching madness, were the basis of this ambitious film.